Social Sciences

This research guide

This research guide is a work in progress - always.

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OneSearch: Start Here!

UMA OneSearch


Search for articles (across multiple databases), books, and more--all at once! What is OneSearch?

Information Literacy Goals

  • Define individual information needs
  • Identify possible sources of information and conduct general searches
  • Make resource selections based on need
  • Evaluate the usefulness and appropriateness of the information
  • Apply the information found to satisfy individual questions and interpret its meaning

VAWLT and Writing Centers

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The UMA Writing Centers and the VAWLT (Virtual, Accessibility, Writing, Library & Technology tutors)
offer UMA students free, online tutoring sessions. Just visit their websites to learn more.